Student Employment

If you are interested in working at SHaW Medical Care, please fill out the interest form and be on the lookout for the JobX application posting during our hiring cycles in mid-November, mid-March, and beginning of August.

Apply at studentjobs.uconn.edu


The entry level position is:

Health Services 170 - Student Medical Support Trainee

All Student Support Staff are required to:

  • All student workers will be expected to adhere to university guidelines regarding public health safety measures
  • Be flexible and adaptable in an ever-changing work environment
  • Strive to create a sense of welcome and inclusivity by accurately directing patients and visitors to the services and resources that SHaW offers
  • Support efficient care delivery by the healthcare team in a respectful manner to our diverse student population
  • Comply with strict patient confidentiality guidelines at all times
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Have strong patient service and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Work for a minimum of 2 years

Possible duties assigned to Student Support Staff:

  • Maintain supplies and stocking of equipment in examining rooms and offices
  • Welcome and assist with patient flow at asymptomatic care sites
  • Run point of care lab tests
  • Perform light cleaning, disinfection, and preparation of examining rooms and patient care areas
  • Wash, sterilize, and prepare equipment

  • Assisting with phone calls

  • Transporting students for care throughout the SHaW system

  • Additional responsibilities may be delegated by professional staff

  • May need to work evenings, nights, and weekends

Trainees have the opportunity to advance to HS270-Student Medical Support Assistant, then to HS370-Student Medical Support Specialist.

Student Managers:

Alyssa Peterson

Alyssa Peterson

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Angela Su

Angela Su

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Rachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson

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Clinical Leader:

Fatou Lack

Fatou Lack

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